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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel situated in the heart of Kilkenny city. The rooms are very tastefully decorated and the food is lovely. Friendly staff. Beautiful bar over looking the river. Would definitely stay here again.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here last night. Hotel was very busy as there was a wedding but still got check in without any major delays. We stayed on the top floor and didn't hear a thing. Very central location and outdoor seating along the river perfect on a nice summer evening

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear justpleaseme, Delighted that everything was to your liking and you have taken the time to post up your feedback. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Kilkenny again soon. Warm Regards, Niall O’ Connor General Manager noconnor@rivercourthotel.com More 

Ripon, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I walked in I thought everyone was so friendly and the lobby was nice and the restaurant was nice.... I got to my room and I almost fell over from shock. It smelled like someone had smoked in there and the carpets were wet from them trying to get the smell out. I cringed as I walked into the... More 

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear J D, Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit. I was very sorry to read of your negativities. We are currently undergoing refurbishments works and this includes all bedrooms, we are currently changing all furniture, carpets and curtains. We are also upgrading the heating system in each room and redecorating all bedrooms and bathrooms, this work will... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited with friends visiting from the UK, I thought it would be nice to sit by the river. When we arrived the chairs and tables outside we're full, a lot of stag party lads!!!! We found a table in the bar that was fine and we're told food may take a while, also fine. The food when it arrived... More 

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DiGibbs, I was very disappointed to read your review I do apologize if your experience, we do have rule is place for stags and hens including no costumes, once they become any way unruly or loud they are asked to leave just to name two. If you were willing I would really appreciate a phone call or email to... More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the River Court Hotel. The view of the castle and the river is phenomenal and though our family room didn't face the castle, it was very large and comfortable. I would highly recommend this hotel for others who are visiting Kilkenny. I want to give a particular shout-out to Ahmed, the manager. We wandered... More 

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mollybobs, Thank you so much for taking the time write your review .I have pass your lovely words on to Ahmed and I will also pass them on to the rest of my team each one of them are a real asset to the hotel. I am happy to read you enjoyed the best view in Kilkenny of the... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting of this hotel by the river and the stunning Kilkenny Castle opposite make a truly beautiful and tranquil picture for guests arriving here. A very attractive and large riverside terrace with seating complete the scene for a relaxed stay here. The service and the really warm welcome at this hotel are a rarity nowadays. The staff are friendly... More 

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael G, Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. I was delighted to read that you had such a wonderful experience and that you rate the Kilkenny Rivercourt so highly especially with the abundance of great restaurants and pubs that Kilkenny has to offer. I have passed your lovely comments onto the team. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had our Wedding reception in the Kilkenny River Court Hotel on 02May15. We had an absolutely fantastic day and could not have asked for a better venue! The hotel looked fab after it's recent refurbishment and the staff were excellent! We received many compliments on the day from our guests about the hotel itself, the setting,... More 

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pam and John, Thank you for allowing us to be part of your big day. I know it gives each and every one of the staff great happiness when they see that they were able to make such a lasting impression on couples. I hope you enjoyed the honeymoon. I look forward to welcoming you both back again very... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked up for a night away with the wife. Got a very nice riverside room with castle view. Room was decent. Facilities of a good 4 star standard. Food in restaurant was excellent. Bar had a nice atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone. Nice central location with good parking facilities.

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anthony H, Thank you so much for taking the time write your review .I am happy to read you enjoyed the best view in Kilkenny from your room. I will pass your lovely comments on to chef who I am sure will be delighted. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards Niall O... More 

Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to stay if you want to be close to the castle, shopping, eateries and places to walk. The rooms are dated but spacious with basic amenities. The breakfast is superb. There are views of the castle and river and great places outside, weather permitting, for eating, drinking or just enjoying the ay.

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sncathome, Thank you so much for taking the time write such a nice words .I am always happy to reads guests feedback. Kilkenny City is a truly special place with so many great restaurants and pubs to enjoy. I have noted your comments and I am pleased to say we are currently undergoing refurbishments works with 50% of the... More 

wexford
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41 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here recently with my other half as a romantic getaway and had read some really good reviews before booking. To say we were happy with the whole experience is an understatement. From the time we arrived to check in, we were met by friendly, efficient staff that obviously enjoy what they do and are not just passing time working... More 

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Niall O, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ronnieWexford, Many thanks for your high recommendation of Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel. It was our pleasure to welcome you. Your kind comments are very much appreciated. It gives us great satisfaction to know that you really enjoyed your short break at our hotel. It is our goal to exceed guests’ expectations at every opportunity. Every member of our Team play... More 

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